Timang Beach in Brief.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunhua | Have your ever see the reality TV show named Running Man? Some of their [chapter|episode} contains the show in Timang Beach, Gunungkidul, in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Running Man’s South Korean reality show members, Lee Kwang so and Jeon So Min, have been in the gondola of Timang Beach. They both must take the gondola trip to complete the penalty for losing in the previous chapter.
As information, the gondola is well known for its extremes action. Usually, only travelers who want an adrenaline test that may try. This man-driven mechanical wooden gondola cross by the sea with a fierce waves, Its scary but exciting
Timang Beach is located at Purwodadi Village, Tepus Sub district, Gunung Kidul Regency, Yogyakarta Special Region, Indonesia. This southern part of Yogyakarta is very wide in coastal line and many emerging beach for tourism objects. One of the best destination of this coastal cluster in Gunung Kidul is Timang beach. They have smooth white sand and the wide spread of steep corals along the coastline.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunhua – Ride Gondola Lift to Timang Island.
This beach is knowing for its character of the Gondola Lift and Rope Bridge to get to Timang Island in the middle of the sea. this Island is a huge block of large rocks which are very extreme elevated around it. It takes extra adrenaline to ride this lift, as it will walk across the sea with contains fierce waves. The fares are relatively still affordable. The crossing fare is around I.D.R 150.000/pax for local visitors and I.D.R 200k/pax for foreigners.
Sometimes, the huge waves that occurs the island could be catch the Gondola passengers. Very fun, isn’t it? After arriving at Timang Island, you can takea breathe for a little while, slowing your heart beat while you can take a selfies there. There is a Big stone called Watu Panjang. A pretty spot for selfies.
Uniquely, the Gondola Lift mechanism is not run on machine, but by human power. There are four man whose pull and pushing the gondola using a rope. If you think the hassle of combining the adrenaline concentration with your selfie desires, Don’t worry, The People (including guides and jeep drivers) are well-trained to help photo services of your adventure, without fares.
The Video above is when one of Travelista Tours customers which is still young, dare to challenge their adrenaline. The two lifts into Timang island amid the huge wave. Are you brave?
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunhua – Try Timang Beach Rope Bridge.
The Rope Bridge is actually an alternative way for tourists who afraid to ride the gondola lift. The bridge is making from woven rope which is associates to the wooden slab as a base. So, voyagers will think it’s just a safe walk. But don’t forget, while you come to the middle of the bridge, watching the waves crunch, seems pushing the heart beating. Especially when the bridge is rocked. The fares of this bridge is cheaper than the gondola. It’s approximately I.D.R 100.000/pax.
In this video, I make myself try to pass the bridge, keeping the camera and uploading here. I guess, the other blog authors are not necessarily dare to do this. If they only writing an articles about it on the web without capable doing this, that’s very trivial! Ha ha.
Safety Adventure at Timang Beach.
No need to worry, the attraction is strong enough. As information, the Gondola is crafted with a large-diameter rope, strong and it operates supervised by the advanced teams. The big waves under the bridge and the blowing sea winds will rocking the bridge. But, that’s is the essential of adventure in Timang Island.
You will never find to get this thrilling tour elsewhere. If you will be exhibiting your journey to your colleagues at home, what else unless your braveness to crosses the ocean with an extra adrenaline rush.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunhua – Trekking Path to The Coastline
Yes, indeed most of the information about Timang Beach is only write about Gondola Lift, Rope Bridge and Jeep adventure. Many people forget that this beach also has a beach lips that able to playing with sand in the coastline. The typical of Timang beach is not a kind of beach with long lines. The rocks are very sharp.
But, Do not go wrong, on the eastern side of the Rope Bridge, you can trekking to eastwards. You have to stepping down the wooden stairs by paying the entrance of walking path amount I.D.R 30K. This walking path is the way that hubs main attraction with the non-elevated beach. There is no such easy way to go down there except using a rock climbing rope or trekking around the hill quite far.
When coming at this sloping beach, you can look Timang Island from the distance. The shore is about 50-60 meters wide. On weekdays, you can ‘own’ this beach just like a private beach. Because, it is rare people here, even the distance is not too far from the main attraction.
Access from Purwodadi Village to Timang Beach.
To accessing Timang beach, you can use private transportation tools like bike, motorcycle or your private car. However, the way to the shore is still very hard to reach. After the last settlement, The road is still in the form of nature stone. So that’s why the people of Timang, take the opportunity of this situation to generate a fortune through ride sharing offers and Jeep Adventure. The fares of a ride sharing services is around I.D.R 30.000/person. See next paragraph for the Jeep tour fares.
If tourist want to push their own vehicle to the location, it can actually be, But (they|you} must have a good driving skills. Therefore, That’s not recommended. For those who scares the motorcycle of being damages or got a problems, You probably should get a ride share services or Jeep tours provided. Because the path is completely off-road, Normal car will not be able to get through the beach. Don’t believe it? Watch this video.
The Rate and Route of Timang Beach Jeep Adventure Package.
- Short Trip : I.D.R 350K-400K | Destination just to Timang Beach | Approximately 1-2 duration.
- Medium Trip : I.D.R 450K-500K | Destination including Ngetun, Nglambor, Garden Beach, Jogan and Siung | Approximately 2-3 long.
- Long Package: I.D.R 550K-600K | Destination Timang Beach, Pengilon Hill, Banyunibo, Watu Lumbung, Jungwok and Wediombo Beach | Approximately 3-4 Hours long.
Enjoying Seafood at Timang Beach.
In Timang, there is a culinary attraction that you should not be missing. Eat Lobster and various other seafood like fish, squid, shrimps, crab and many more. Seafood restaurant in Timang, once there was just in the place of Mr. Sis Restaurant. If you are in good fortunes, you can meet Panjo Fish, a species of fish which is very rare and difficult to obtain. The fish spike have a blue colour. It tastes so delicious.
Additional Information on Timang Beach.
- Location Type : Beach, Island.
- Attraction : Bridge and Gondola Lift rides, Jeep adventures.
- Facility : Local guide, Insurance, Toilet, Parking, Seafood Stall.
- Lodging : Small Home stay.
- Admission Rate : I.D.R 10.000 / 10K
- Park Zone : Large.
- Parking Rates : Free.
- Operation Hours : 08.00 to 16.30.
- Distance from Yogyakarta : +/- 2,5 hours.
- Toddler Friendly : Not for under 5 years age.
- Currency Ratio : I.D.R 10K same as U.S.D 0.69 / S.G.D 0.96 / M.Y.R 2.91 / K.R.W 824.01 / T.H.B 22.12 / V.N.D 16221.13 / C.N.Y 4.79. Data from 2019, May.
Explore Timang Beach Tours from Zunhua and Get Ready!.
If you’re a foreign visitor, you can find us to guide you there safe and sound. Just pay 250 U.S.D for 4 pax with all the facility :
- Jeep Adventure Tours.
- Rope Bridge.
- 4 pax Seafood Package.
- Drivers, Fuels, Rent Cars.
- 12 Hours activity.
- Free Documentation assist.
- Pick up at Airport or Hotels.
Feel free to call us for other options. All our driver are fully understands the path to go there. We have so many years experience in taking a foreigner in Timang Beach Adventure. This trip will never make you disappointing. Call us at +6287742335400 using a GSM or Whatsapp call. Email : firstname.lastname@example.org